Fine‐scale comparative phylogeography of a sympatric sister species triplet of subterranean diving beetles from a single calcrete aquifer in Western Australia

@article{Guzik2009FinescaleCP,
  title={Fine‐scale comparative phylogeography of a sympatric sister species triplet of subterranean diving beetles from a single calcrete aquifer in Western Australia},
  author={Michelle T. Guzik and Steven J. B. Cooper and William F. Humphreys and Andrew D. Austin},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={2009},
  volume={18}
}
Calcrete aquifers in the arid Yilgarn region of central Western Australia are a biodiversity hotspot for stygofauna. A distinct pattern of interspecific size class variation among subterranean dytiscid beetle species has been observed in 29 of these aquifers where either two or three small, medium and/or large sympatric species are found that are in some cases sister species. We used a 3.5 km2 grid of bores to sample dytiscids on a fine‐scale and employed a comparative phylogeographical and… 

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